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[Bug 239630] Documented 256MB not sufficient for install, requires 384MB.
  • From: bugzilla_noreply@xxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 15 Feb 2007 09:14:17 -0700 (MST)
  • Message-id: <20070215161417.C3C8325C887@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=239630


locilka@xxxxxxxxxx changed:

What |Removed |Added
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Severity|Major |Enhancement
Status|NEW |ASSIGNED
Component|Documentation |YaST2
Product|openSUSE 10.2 |openSUSE 10.3
Fixed in Milestone|--- |unspecified
Version|Final |unspecified




------- Comment #13 from locilka@xxxxxxxxxx 2007-02-15 09:14 MST -------
Defining how much memory is requested for the installation or update is kind of
academic debate. It always depends on many factors such as
* how many things user change
* how many times does he change them
* how many packages are selected for the installation
* how many add-ons are selected for the installation
* ...

My testings with optimized logging (almost no logging) said that a computer was
able to be installed (using add-ons) with 170-180 MB of memory (of course,
without swap).

I've tried to use /proc/meminfo to get maximum available memory (waiting for
kernel developers for a correct figure). I hope this is the right way how to
check whether using a new Add-On product is possible :)


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